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[–] NassTee 27 points 122 points (+149|-27) ago  (edited ago)

Blatantly false title. They shut down his concert because he has an outstanding arrest warrant for a DUI, and they won't allow him to get around the court by performing by proxy.

Edit: I didn't say anything about whether this is a valid reason to prevent a concert by hologram. I'm simply pointing out the fact that it is not at all because of his lyrics.


[–] weezkitty 18 points 100 points (+118|-18) ago 

Sorry but this is dumb. By an extension of this logic, we can't show movies that have actors with outstanding arrest warrants?


[–] Relapse 12 points 77 points (+89|-12) ago 

It may be dumb but that's the reason it was shut down. The title is false.


[–] insomniabob 16 points 21 points (+37|-16) ago 

False equivalence, there. He's ducking the law, and is a fugitive. That's why he'd have to do a 'hologram show', to avoid attest. Freedom of speech doesn't mean you get to go about your day and try to make money being a public entertainer while also hiding from the law.


[–] TahTahBur 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

Not even the same. We can't interview Snowden VIA live stream! Though I could care less about this rapper and PR stunt


[–] leahbettsisdead ago 

Hope you upvoat if you quote.


[–] TalkingAnimal 5 points 44 points (+49|-5) ago 

How is that legal, though? That's like saying "Because you'll be arrested if you come in our jurisdiction, you can't send email to people in our jurisdiction."


[–] Koosy 2 points 14 points (+16|-2) ago 

I know people love analogies but I think we're going to have a really hard time coming up with one that's good enough to compare to this...


[–] AStoney 3 points 1 point (+4|-3) ago 

If you are a criminal with an active warrant and they allow your rap concert to go forward then everyone attending the concert or helping to put on the concert could be considered assisting a fugitive and hindering a police investigation.

So a more fitting analogy would be, "Because you are ducking the law, we will not allow you to electronically bank or sell things to people in our jurisdiction because that would make them an accessory to your crime." If you really think about it, the cops could be considered real good guys by not arresting everyone involved in putting on the show.

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[–] heili 1 point 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

Nothing about what you said is true since the man who banned the concert does not even know who Chief Keef is and indicated that he banned the concert because he heard that offensive stuff would be said in a public park.

Nothing in the mayor's statement indicated anything about a DUI.